When we observe the world with objectivity and humility it is easier to stay positive and find the creative energy that is necessary to reach an increasingly disconnected and validation-seeking audience.
Lessons on Uncertainty from Power Politics that will Improve Your Life
Uncertainty becomes ‘certain’ with the formation of narratives. If the narrative is confirmed, we assume we were smart, even if it was just dumb luck. If the narrative is shown to be wrong, we craft a new narrative to again convert the uncertainty into certainty.
Lessons on Success from Sports and the Epiphany that Changed the Boston Celtics Season
Sports remind us of the value that comes from learning how to serve others. Maybe success is best characterized as a gift to others.
An Enriching Life Requires Responsible Thinking, Not Extremism
Spending time entertaining extremism in any way is detrimental both individually and collectively. If your goal is to live a better life, improve your career, relationships, or the social fabric of your country, extremism should be recognized for what it is and rejected. It is a cancer that can destroy your life and negatively impact those around you.
Replace the Illusion of Extrinsic Comparison with a Positive Intrinsic Focus
Feeding negative illusions with additional focus is a certain way to make a damaging thought like this as real as a disease. Misunderstandings, misrepresentations, fake events, or illusions tend to become real when given enough focus.
Stop calling Yourself a “Good BSer”
We know that thoughts, attitudes, relationships, behaviors, and decisions are the factors that ultimately define our lives. None of these are life or death, but they are all significant. We must be vigilant.
Will the Real Leaders Please Stand Up
When leaders seek an outcome, they often realize they must inspire or recruit followers. When followers seek influence on certain topics, they turn to leaders who provide guidance. If you have lived long enough to get through childhood, you have likely experienced this countless times.
Your Road to Riches May Need a Simple Attitude Adjustment
Negative self-talk may not kill your chances of your success but you can be sure that it will be a hindrance. Positive self-talk may not solidify your chances of success but you can be sure that it will be an asset. Positive self-talk has enormous benefits.
Overcoming Division Starts Within Ourselves
Time management may feel overwhelming and somewhat out of our control depending on our life circumstances, but it is essential that we manage it in order to prevent others from managing us. How we do this is up to each of us but it must be done. After all we keep our children away from content that we feel can influence them in a negative manner. It is peculiar that we are much less guarded when it comes to ourselves.